Search Results for: wheelchair curling

Search Results for: wheelchair curling

Wheelchair curling champion Carolyn Lindner: Just getting started

May 25, 2017

When Manitoba skip Dennis Thiessen turned to his team to celebrate winning the gold medal at the 2017 Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship earlier this month, he was met with an unexpected response from his lead: “I want to keep playing,” protested Carolyn Lindner, in her first season with the team. “I’m just finding my groove!”

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Gold for Manitoba at Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship

April 30, 2017

“This one feels special,” said Manitoba’s Dennis Thiessen after leading his Winnipeg team to an 11-1 win over Alberta’s Jack Smart to claim the gold medal at the 14th Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship in Boucherville, Que.

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Alberta leads the way to playoffs at Wheelchair Curling Championship

April 28, 2017

Alberta’s Jack Smart will lead the way into the playoffs after finishing in first place as the round robin wrapped up on Friday afternoon at the 2017 Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship at the Club de curling Boucherville, Que.

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Action underway at 14th Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship

April 24, 2017

Some familiar names are already making their presence felt as the 14th Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship got underway Monday in Boucherville, Que., at the Club de curling Boucherville in the Complexe sportif Duval Auto.

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2017 Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship begins Monday in Boucherville

April 21, 2017

The 14th Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship gets underway Monday in Boucherville, Que., at the Club de curling Boucherville in the Complexe sportif Duval Auto. It marks the third time in the last four years that the city has hosted the event.

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Canadian wheelchair curling team takes aim at world gold

March 2, 2017

Team Canada’s wheelchair curlers won’t be just seeking a world championship, but they’ll also be getting the lay of the land when they play at the 2017 World Wheelchair Curling Championship, beginning on Friday (Eastern time).

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Canadian wheelchair curling team announced for 2017 world championship

January 16, 2017

Canada’s national wheelchair curling team will be aiming not only for a world championship gold medal, but also to get some 2018 Paralympic Winter Games momentum when the 2017 World Wheelchair Curling Championship takes place in March.

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2017 Canadian Wheelchair Curling Team

January 16, 2017

L-R: Skip Jim Armstrong, vice-skip Ina Forrest, second Marie Wright, lead Mark Ideson, alternate Ellis Tull, coach Wayne Kiel.

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Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship returns to Boucherville, Que.

August 26, 2016

For the third time in four years, the Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship will be contested in Boucherville, Que., it was announced today by Curling Canada.

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2016 Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship starts Monday in Regina

April 1, 2016

The 13th Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship gets underway Monday, April 4, in the Callie Curling Club at Regina. Ten teams, representing nine provinces plus Northern Ontario, play a round robin from Monday to Friday, April 8, followed by the Page playoff games — 1 vs. 2 on Friday at 7 p.m. (all times MDT) and 3 vs. 4 on Saturday at 10 a.m. The semifinal (loser of 1-2 vs. winner of 3-4) goes Saturday, April 9, at 3 p.m.

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Wheelchair curling national team set for world championship

December 22, 2015

Canada’s world-No. 1-ranked wheelchair curling program will begin its push to the 2018 Winter Paralympic Games with a familiar lineup, albeit with an eye on the future, it was announced today by Curling Canada.

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Regina named to host 2016 Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship

August 20, 2015

Curl Regina will play host to the 2016 Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship, it was announced today by Curling Canada.

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Wheelchair curling research underway at University of Waterloo

July 6, 2015

Paralympic gold-medalist Mark Ideson is throwing stones at the KW Granite Club in Waterloo, Ont., but it’s not the stones placement that’s getting all the attention. No, today the focus is on what he’s wearing: an advanced motion tracking suit that scientists and engineers at the University of Waterloo are using to develop the first-ever biomechanical model of a wheelchair curler in an attempt to improve performance and minimize the risk of injury.

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B.C. captures Canadian wheelchair curling title

May 3, 2015

British Columbia’s wheelchair curlers added to their leading gold-medal collection on Sunday at Centre Gilles Chabot in Boucherville, Que.

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2015 Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship begins Monday in Boucherville

April 23, 2015

The 12th Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship gets underway Monday, April 27 at Centre Gilles Chabot in Boucherville, Que. It’s the second year in a row that the city have hosted the event.

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